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Old 05-23-2008, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Amid cell phones ringing, video cams rolling and ice cream melting under the Florida sun, a blood-spattered Jesus stumbles through the crowd on his way to Golgotha, where nasty Roman soldiers strip him, nail him to the cross and crucify him—while perspiring tourists look on in Bermuda shorts. After the resurrection sequence, visitors applaud and line up for a photo op, not with Mickey or Minnie, but a disciple or bloody-handed yet friendly centurion. Welcome to Orlando's most unusual theme park, the Holy Land Experience.

Orlando Theme Park Mixes Christianity, Judaism | Newsweek Religion | Newsweek.com
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Old 05-24-2008, 07:51 PM
 
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I don't know what to think about it. I hope we don't get too familiar with the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. I don't mean familiar-like knowledge, but rather familiar-like common. God can use all things for his glory, but what Jesus did was glorious and unlike any act of love that has or ever will be done in all eternity. My prayer is that people will
remember and reverence the Lord for his sacrifice and remain tender in their hearts.
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